December 19, 2020 - The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians held their Annual General Meeting on December 19, 2020 via Zoom this year due to Covid-19. Things have been different and difficult as its members have not been able to meet face to face, but everyone who registered looked to be in high spirits as they met over video and greetings entailed.
Dear esteemed leaders of Filipino Canadian community and members of the media,
As part of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto's continuing effort to reach out and assist Filipino nationals who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to seek out your assistance in reaching out to our affected kababayans so that appropriate assistance can be extended to them by the Consulate General and by other Philippine Government agencies in Toronto - Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)-Toronto, Trade Office (PTIC), Social Security System (SSS), and PAG-IBIG.
Please advise the members of your Organization and other Filipino nationals affected by COVID-19 to call us up or refer to our Advisories posted in the Consulate General's official/social media websites for important reminders and contact information of the Consulate General and the above-mentioned attached Philippine Government agencies, food bank, as well as important contact information for the testing and treatment of COVID-19.
Please assure your members and other Filipino nationals affected by COVID-19 that the confidentiality of their identity will be respected.
For related queries, please send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; official website: www.philcongen-toronto.com; mobile phone no.: (416) 346-3268 / telephone no. ( 416) 922-7181 (Attn: Duty Officer) or the other contact information of Philippine Government Agencies, food bank, and testing and treatment centers for COVID-19 as indicated in our Advisories.
Very truly yours,
Orontes V. Castro
By: Mhykel A Escano
On Sunday, July 1st, the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians celebrated Canada Day at Milne Dam Conservation Park (8251 McCowan Rd). The well attended event was filled with children’s activities, the People’s Parade, international food and entertainment provided by people all over the GTA. This annual event is sponsored by the City of Markham and was once again emceed by Alan Bell.
The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians’ (MFFC) Community-Based Projects for Seniors has been funded by the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program
The Seniors of the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) have a lot to celebrate! Their application for Community-Based Projects for Seniors has been approved in the amount of $ 20,719 and activities are now in the works starting March 1, 2018 until February 28, 2019.